Italy Introduces Consumer Class Actions
3 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Date Written: April 21, 2009
Budget law 24 December 2007, n. 244 introduces, for the first time into Italian law system, a type of class action (called "azione collettiva risarcitoria") for awards of compensatory damages or payments of amounts to multiple individual users or consumers.
Keywords: class action, italian class action
JEL Classification: K41
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